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Townsend, Amy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Despite legislative mandates, only 32% of states require specific licensure in adapted physical education (APE); consequently, general physical educators are challenged with including students with disabilities into regular classrooms. Although physical education teachers are considered qualified personnel to teach students with disabilities in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Disabilities
Rodrigues, Ashley Blanca – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Schools are required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) to include students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Recently there has been emphasis on co-teaching as a method to comply with this mandate. Co-teaching is a technique geared at utilizing a special education teacher and a content area…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teacher Attitudes, Special Education Teachers, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Sher, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Since the federal law IDEIA of 2004 allowed for the determination of LD eligibility for Special Education services, it was expected that School Psychologists would have begun spending less time devoted to standardized tests, and more time providing other services such as counseling, consultation, and interventions. Moreover, any benefit that these…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Special Education, Testing, Standardized Tests
Perry, Yvonne D. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 set in motion the movement away from the typical Referral/IQ Discrepancy Model of Exceptional Student Education identification toward the Response to Intervention (RtI) model for the identification of students with reading-related learning disabilities. This…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Program Implementation, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Herring, Nathan L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Students with learning disabilities have been attending postsecondary education in increasing numbers since the early 1990's. Improvements in secondary education services, legal rights to reasonable accommodations, and college services for these students have been credited with this increase (Browning, 1997; Flexer, Simmons, Luft, & Baer,…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes